The 1st of July, 1961, fell on a Saturday. Day 182 of 1961. Decade: 1960s.
58 years, 6 months and 28 days have passed since the 1st of July, 1961.
Born On This Date
People who were born on this exact date:
Born on this exact date: Princess Diana: Princess of Wales.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of July, 1961:
United States: Quarter Three - Gary U.S. Bonds
United Kingdom: Runaway - Del Shannon
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 1st of July, 1961.
Henry Mancini - "Moon River"
"Moon River" by Henry Mancini would go on to win a Grammy for 1961's Song of the Year.
John F. Kennedy.
U.S. President John F. Kennedy was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1961.
West Side Story
"West Side Story" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1961.
1961 in movies.
Movies released in 1961 included West Side Story, The Guns of Navarone, El Cid, The Absent-Minded Professor, The Parent Trap, La Dolce Vita, Lover Come Back, King of Kings, One Hundred and One Dalmatians, Splendor in the Grass, Breakfast at Tiffany's and The Hustler.
1961 in music.
The Billboard Charts in 1961 were dominated by the likes of Elvis Presley, Bobby Lewis, Jimmy Dean, Ricky Nelson, The Marcels, Del Shannon, Bobby Vee, Ray Charles and Bert Kaempfert.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of July:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of July, 1961.
21,396 days have passed since this date.
1,848,618,000 seconds have passed since the 1st of July, 1961.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,156,721,000 times.
Since the 1st of July, 1961, earth has travelled approximately 953,886,888,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 308,103,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 158,981,148 steps. That's about 70,658 miles!
Since this date, 22,183,416 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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